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Local News for Wylie, Texas

01/14/2021

Food pantries look to 2021

With economic uncertainty in the forecast of 2021, several food banks in the area expect similar challenges to the ones they faced in 2020 in the coming year – including food shortages and a lack of volunteers. Mary Warkentine of the Wylie Community Christian Care Center, which serves Wylie, Sachse, Murphy and several surrounding communities, READ MORE.
01/14/2021

Junior Livestock show results for Wylie ISD students

Below are results for students from Wylie High School and Wylie East High School students in the 2021 Collin County Junior Livestock Show: WHS Swine Taylor Dent: sixth, Black OPB Morgan Podlucky: sixth, Black OPB Madison Noble: fourth, Black OPB Kolt Wallis: fourth, Duroc Haden Sherman: sixth, Cross Vance Flick: third, Cross Presleigh Lamas: fourth, Cross Everest Bolling: third, Cross Kaiden Wallis, READ MORE.
01/14/2021

Over 6,000 vaccines coming to Collin County

The Texas Department of State Health Service (DSHS) committed to send 6,975 doses of the Moderna vaccine to Collin County next week. Conversations between Collin County officials and DSHS Tuesday, Jan. 12 confirmed Collin County Health Care Services and local city and ISD partners were ready to administer 2,000 vaccines doses per day. With a READ MORE.
01/13/2021

Food shortages anticipated in 2021

With economic uncertainty in the forecast of 2021, several food banks in the area expect similar challenges to the ones they faced in 2020 in the coming year – including food shortages and a lack of volunteers. Mary Warkentine of the Wylie Community Christian Care Center, which serves Wylie, Sachse, Murphy and several surrounding communities, READ MORE.
01/13/2021

Collin County prepares vaccine mega-center

Collin County Commissioners voted during their regular meeting Monday, Jan. 11, to contract with Curative Medical Association to set up vaccination mega-sites as soon as the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) provides COVID-19 vaccine supplies in larger volumes. The court voted 5-0 to retain Curative Medical, which has run large-scale COVID-19 testing for READ MORE.
01/13/2021

Lady Pirates basketball suffer first district loss

With a 3-0 district record heading into the week, the Wylie Lady Pirates girls basketball team had been rolling through the season. They fell back down to earth, however, after struggling to get a basket against Lakeview Centennial, losing 28-20. Now 9-5 overall, the Lady Pirates had easily their worst offensive performance of the season, READ MORE.
01/13/2021

Parks important to Mize

Quality of life and the city’s values helped Garrett Mize and his wife choose Wylie as their home. Mize, 33, joined the Wylie City Council in November. He was elected to Place 6 on the Wylie council, receiving 56% of the vote to defeat Eric Russell. Mize has lived in Wylie since August 2018. Mize’s READ MORE.
01/13/2021

Taylor: PPP loans available

Small businesses that have not yet received emergency loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), also known as First Draw PPP Borrowers, can now apply for loans through the program, U.S. Rep. Van Taylor (District 3) said in a news release. The application process began Monday. Businesses that previously received PPP funding, known as Second READ MORE.
01/02/2021

Wylie East celebrates successful sports season

It’s safe to say 2020 has been one wild year for everyone. In the world of sports, we’ve seen the sacrifices being made and steps taken to make the games a reality. Wylie East had a roller coaster of a 2020, with cancellations, frustrating seasons and battling through all of the circumstances for another successful READ MORE.

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